USD Native American Organization Hosts Bestselling Author

USD hosted New York Times best selling author Stephen Graham Jones on Sept. 6 in Farber Hall. Jones is known for writing horror, crime fiction and science fiction. He is widely known for his books “The Only Good Indians” and “My Heart is a Chainsaw.”  The Native American Services, English department and College of Arts […]

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Coyote Career Kickstart Supplies Opportunities for Rural Students

USD’s Coyote Career Kickstart has implemented a new service for students from rural communities, thanks to a three-year, one million dollar grant from the US Department of Education.  Launched three years ago, the Coyote Career Kickstart program aimed to support USD students with work experiences. Initially, the program focused on USD students who were first […]

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SGA Gives Awards to Student Organizations on Campus

SGA hosted a special guest for their last SGA meeting of the year, Rebecca Kaiser, the Director of iCARE. She took the stage to speak about relationships, domestic violence and sexual assault. She expressed her interest in more student involvement and invited SGA to an event that iCARE is hosting in the MUC tomorrow at […]

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Chat GPT Impacts Students Final Semester before Summer

The number of students using ChatGPT and other A.I. systems have been rising in the last year. ChatGPT launched late 2022 and this semester USD has seen students use it to write assignments. Students caught using ChatGPT for assignments or essays have received failing grades for the semester.  Paul Formisano, Director of Writing and an […]

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SGA Approves First Reading of Three Bills and Resolution

SGA opened their meeting at 6:30 p.m. and listened to five student organization reports for their yearly quota. Some organizations included the Sculpture Culture Club, AWOL and Student Academy of Audiology.  SGA moved on to the new business section of the meeting. They opened with modifying two senate bills, one resolution and two organization budgets.  […]

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President Awardees Speak at Brown Bag Lunch

Three USD faculty were selected to present for USD’s third annual Brown Bag Lunch Research Presentations. The Brown Bag Lunch Presentations is to showcase research done by the USD faculty on campus.  The three presenters at the event were Dr. Elizabeth Hanson (associate professor of communication sciences & disorders), Dr. Meghann Jarchow (chair and associate […]

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All Applicants Pass Water Safety Course

Three students have passed the annual Red Cross instructor course this weekend that was hosted at the Wellness Center.  The Water Safety Instructor Course is a weekend long course where students or community members can demonstrate their skills in the water to, later, become a Red Cross instructor.  Applicants who pass the water course will […]

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Senate Resolution Voted Unanimously as an Emergency Resolution

The weekly SGA meeting began with student organization reports where club representatives reported their progress within the semester. Some of these clubs include the College Republicans, Pre-PA Club and the Medical Laboratory Science Club.  The first reading for the Senate Resolution #01 commenced shortly after. This resolution would encourage Sodexo to increase the dining hours […]

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